Artistic Video Editor

Job description

Squeeze is looking for a talented editor who loves to tell stories using the language of cinematography. In collaboration with the Director, this person will have to utilize their creativity and perspective of the project using cinematography principles to achieve the creative team's vision. This person will have the opportunity to work on high-caliber features as well as smaller projects that are just as quality driven.

Responsibilities

  • Immerse themselves with the Director's vision and the story of the project ;
  • Advise the Director to bring innovative approaches, in order to support the narrative throughout the project ;
  • Collaborate with the Storyboard artists to help develop the project’s story ;
  • Work with storyboards and beat boards, animate them and produce animatics ;
  • Assemble storyboards and adjust the animatics according to the notes throughout the production to support the narrative aspect of the project and the vision of the Director ;
  • Add music, dialogue, sound or any image enhancement that may be required to support the narrative and the Director's vision ;
  • Communicate with the Director and the Producer on various issues related to editing ;
  • Manage the internal editing of sequences and shots ;
  • Organize internal and external client review sessions ;
  • If necessary, create internal demos, technical breakdowns and award winning reels.

Job requirements

Profile

  • Highly creative person ;
  • Detail-oriented ;
  • Initiative ;
  • Team player ;
  • Comfortable with a dynamic and fast-paced environment ;
  • Excellent communication skills ;
  • Open to constructive criticism ;
  • Flexibility to adapt to changes ;
  • Excellent organizational skills ;
  • Autonomous ;
  • Ability to work under pressure ;
  • Versatility.


Requirements

  • Training/Diploma in a discipline relevant to the position ;
  • Proven work experience in creative editing in the field of animation features required ;
  • Excellent knowledge in the language of cinematography ;
  • Good idea of cinematography culture with a focus on animation ;
  • Proficiency in editing software, particularly Adobe Premiere Pro ;
  • Very good knowledge of the post-production and CG production workflows.